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My Husband’s Son – Deborah O’Connor

About the book: 

Heidi and Jason aren’t like other couples.

Six years ago, Heidi’s daughter was murdered. A year later, Jason’s son Barney disappeared. Their shared loss brought them together.

By chance, Heidi meets a boy she’s certain is her husband’s long-missing son – but Jason is equally convinced it’s not him.

Is Heidi mad? Or is Jason hiding something? And can their fragile marriage survive Heidi’s search for the truth . . .

About the author: Deborah O’Connor is a writer and TV producer. Born and bred in the North-East of England, in 2010 she completed the Faber Academy novel writing course. She lives in London with her husband and daughter.

You can follow her on twitter here @deboc77

My Review: My Husband’s Son is a gripping debut by Deborah O’Connor which explores every parents worst fears – the death and disappearance of a child.

This is a tense psychological thriller about a woman who thinks she’s found her Husband’s abducted son, however her husband is not convinced.  As both parents in this story are emotionally damaged due to their own personal tragedy it’s easy to understand to Heidi’s obsession to find Jason’s missing son.

This is a difficult book to review without giving away any spoilers so I will say My Husband’s Son is full of secrets, obsession, guilt and desperation and whilst this book is not an easy read it is a gripping page turner. 4.5 stars

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